MPR News photos of the week

People & Places

1 Karla Sullivan and Greg Budnik wait to be served pierogi at St. Constantine Ukrainian Catholic Church and school in Minneapolis Oct. 12, 2012. Pierogi are traditionally served with onions, butter and sour cream. 
2 Dale Lueck stands on his cattle ranch near Aitkin, Minn. on Thursday Oct. 18, 2012. Now that the state regulates wolves, he said, "it provides the citizens of Minnesota with the right to protect their personal property." 
3 Shereen Rahamim, wife of Accent Signage owner Reuven Rahamim, pauses before addressing the media at a news conference Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 outside the Minneapolis business where an employee shot and killed her husband and five others. 
4 Bermo, Inc. Vice President David Berdass conducts a tour of the manufacturing company with Minnesota 6th Congressional District candidate Jim Graves, DFL, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, in Circle Pines, Minn. 
5 U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar addresses supporters Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 during a campaign stop with U.S. Rep. Tim Walz and other local Democratic politicians Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 at Daube's Bakery in Rochester, Minn. 
6 Carla Kjellberg (left) and Pam Costain (blue jacket) hug after meeting at the Paul Wellstone Memorial and Historic Site Thursday, October 25, 2012 near Eveleth, Minn. To the right of Kjellberg and Costain is Mattie Weiss. All three are from Minneapolis, Minn. 
7 Snow falls near the entrance to St. Mary's Cathedral in downtown St. Cloud, Minn., Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. 
8 Three St. Paul police officers stand near the car where a man, who was the driver of the vehicle, was fatally shot by police late Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 23, 2012 in St. Paul, Minn. The incident occurred very near the corner of Jessamine Avenue and Westminster Street in St. Paul. A St. Paul police spokesperson said officers shot and killed a man after he took "evasive actions" at the officers. Police would not immediately release the identity of the man or describe the nature of the investigation. 
9 Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen, left, gets in a tussle with Tampa Bay Buccaneers tackle Donald Penn, right, during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Minneapolis. 
10 Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Minneapolis. The Buccaneers won 36-17. 
11 Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings, left, tries to make room as she is defended by Minnesota Lynx guard Monica Wright in the third quarter of Game 4 of the WNBA basketball Finals in Indianapolis, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. 
12 Punk and post-punk legend John Lydon in The Current studio. 
13 Jordi Davieson and Nick Gardner of San Cisco in The Current studio.